Hawaiian Notes :: Sun Seven, Moon Seven

Our bodies still sore from the previous day’s excursion left us laggard as the Maui sun graced us on our last morning. After we packed up all our bags, visiting the porch(*cough* the view*ahem*) from time to time, we filled the car. Checking out of the Makena Beach Resort, we drove to Kihei for breakfast. Read the full article…

Hawaiian Notes :: Sun Six, Moon Six

Although we stayed up pretty late the night before, we both were up around five o’clock in the morning. We had a scheduled tour of the island that would last eleven hours and the bus would be outside to pick us up shortly.   The tour bus was driven by a guy with feathers and Read the full article…

Hawaiian Notes :: Sun Five, Moon Five

We woke up a bit later than expected once again. Most of the day was spent on the beach. We ate at the MonkeyPod, one of the better food holes in the Makena Beach area. [envira-gallery id=”3883″]

Hawaiian Notes :: Sun Four, Moon Four

The morning sun washing over the front brocade of the balcony woke us up early. Bridget danced about, her heart was set on going to the beach and discovering turtles. I was still sceptical about seeing any oceanic life, but I had no plans on denying B her curiosity. At least, that was not the Read the full article…

Hawaiian Notes:: Sun Three, Moon Three

We woke up from a longer night of resting than I expected to the rising Maui sun. Stretching over balcony walls, tip-toeing through the garden of bushes proceeding rails, and hugging us through the windows while we lie prone in bed. B playing her island game on phone, me caressing her and smuggling a few Read the full article…

The Hawaiian Notes :: Sun Two, Moon Two

Mornings on Hawaii’s island of Maui are kaleidoscope of sky coupled with serene sirens of tide massaging waves along beach. Unless you have irritable neighbors.   B was on the balcony making a phone call to handle some business. The balcony is beautiful, spacious. After she finished her call, the next door neighbor made some Read the full article…

US Black Art And The Myth Of Race Based Fictive Kinship Obligation

I suppose after I watched my ten thousandth movie…   Or maybe read my ten thousandth book…   Or possibly after I wrote my ten thousandth paragraph, my experience with art as entertainment became more like a parent watching their child around strangers.   I have been questioning exactly what I define as art. I Read the full article…

The Hawaiian Notes :: Sun One, Moon One

Going on vacations always feels like getting ready to move to me.   We stayed up all night, and still did not have everything packed prior to our shuttle to the airport texting they were arriving. Procrastination is the Devil’s Corporate office. Luckily, Charles, the driver, had gotten lost, giving us time to scramble down Read the full article…